Sheldon, Iowa — An annual football season tradition visits Sheldon Community Schools this week. Homecoming week begins Monday, and continues throughout the week.
The Sheldon Community Schools have different themes for each day this week, along with various activities. Monday is PJ Day, where students and faculty will attend classes in sleepwear. Monday will also see the 9th Grade Volleyball Team play at Spirit Lake, JV Volleyball at Spencer, and 9th and JV Football taking on South O’Brien at Paullina.
Tuesday has been declared Twin Day for the Orabs. In addition, the Cross Country team will host a meet at the Sheldon Country Club. Tuesday night at 8:00 it’s Pride Night, complete with the Coronation ceremonies for the Homecoming Queen and King at Orab Gym. The guest speaker for the event will be former Orab Head Boys Basketball, and 2013 State Tournament Champion Coach, Claude Struve.
Wednesday will be Workout Day in the Sheldon School District, while Thursday will be Beach Day. The Orab Cross Country Team will run against Sioux Center at the Ridge in Sioux Center Thursday afternoon, while 9th and JV Volleyball will host Sioux Center.
Friday is the big day of Homecoming Week, with such activities as He-Man Football, Powder Puff Football, Talent Show, Pep Rally, and a burger, chips, bar and drink supper hosted by the FFA prior to Friday night’s Homecoming game in which the Orabs will host the Sioux Center Warriors. The annual Homecoming Dance will take place after the football game.
Homecoming week wraps up on Saturday, when they Orab Varsity Volleyball Team will be in action at the Sioux City East Tournament.